Raptors visit Bucks in NBA clash
Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds
The Raptors will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Bucks in Milwaukee at Bradley Center on Saturday in NBA action.
The Bucks sit at 36-39 (32-42-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Raptors are currently 29-47 (36-39-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Milwaukee is 38-37 OU, and Toronto is 39-37 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 13-rated Bucks and the No. 23-ranked Raptors, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 99-97 result in favor of the Bucks.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Milwaukee's No. 12-ranked offense, averaging 99 PPG, against a Raptors defense that ranks No. 18 at 99.1 PPG. The Bucks field goal percentage has averaged 43.6% so far, less than the Raptors shooters have achieved on the year, 44.4% per game.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Raptors own the league's No. 22-rated mark, allowing 102.8 points per game when playing on the road. Milwaukee, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring on their home court.
The Raptors were a 95-93 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Timberwolves. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (188) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Timberwolves were burned for 26 points by Rudy Gay on Friday as the Raptors picked up a 95-93 win at Target Center.
Milwaukee was a 101-83 loser in its last match on the road against the Knicks. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 184 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Bucks wasted a 25-point performance from Brandon Jennings as New York ran past them 101-83 on Friday at Madison Square Garden.
Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing Chicago are 2-8
After playing Minnesota are 1-9
After a win are 4-6
Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing New York are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Raptors at Bucks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto's last 10 games
Toronto is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Toronto
Toronto at Chicago, Tuesday, April 9
Milwaukee at Miami, Tuesday, April 9